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NCLEX Nutrition

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Where can you get more vitamin D?






2. What blood levels are checked for decrease in iron?






3. When does BMR decrease?






4. What foods have high quality protein?






5. Where can you find good sources of vitamin K?






6. What does basal metabolic rate BMR calculate?






7. What does DASH stand for?






8. What problem may occur if vitamin K deficient?






9. What type of fat is to kept to an all time low for consumption?






10. Promote normal metabolism - and prevent this nutrient from being used for energy






11. Fats can lead to some medical problems






12. How many calories/gram is protein?






13. Insufficient intake of carbohydrate results in these two nutrients being used as energy






14. What foods are needed for this deficiency of nutritional anemia - or neural tube defects?






15. Fats are needed for proper absorption of these vitamins






16. Where can you find good sources of vitamin E?






17. What foods are good sources of carbohydrates?






18. If fat intake is insufficient then expect these medical problems






19. The higher the BMR a client has --






20. What type of patients are to utilize nutritional screening initiatives NSI?






21. Protein stores show short term changes of which lab value






22. These nutrients required for proper growth - development - body repair - fluid and electrolyte balance - produce enzymes - hormones and antibodies






23. How much meat/beans should be eaten?






24. If patient. has beriberi - or wernicke korsakoff syndrome what type of foods would be needed?






25. How much milk is to be consumed per day?






26. How much vegetables are to be eaten per day?






27. What is normal albumin levels?






28. What orange vegetables are good to eat?






29. Good overall indicator of nutritional status becaUse of long half life and maintain until malnutrtion occurs






30. These cannot be synthesized by body and must be obtained by diet






31. How much sodium may be consumed per day?






32. How many cal/gram are carbohydrates?






33. If protein stores become depleted which can neagatively affect immune system of which lab value






34. What is the recording tool for all foods/beverages consumed in last 24 hours includes time - location - portion?






35. Concentrated sources of energy poviding 9 calories/gram






36. How much fruit is to be eaten/day?






37. What milk products are avoided in the pyramid and not a good supply of calcium?






38. What function is vitamin D?






39. This tool assesses each body system for nutrent excess or deficiency






40. How much more calories are needed for lactation?






41. How long should a food record or journal is analyzed for nutrient content?






42. Sources of fats






43. What illness is a direct result of vitamin D deficiency?






44. Name six sources of grains






45. What foods are carbohydrates and provide energy?






46. What are the 5 major functions of vitamins?






47. What water soluble vitamins are easily excreted from body?






48. What foods are needed for pellegra - dermatitis - diarrhea - and dementia?






49. What color vegetables are to be consumed more of?






50. Waist circumference correlates apple versus pear body type and reflects risk pattern for disease